Social TV: Who’s Funding Who? — Update

We received more information about yet more funding activity following our latest blog about Social TV funding (Social TV: Who’s Funding Who?). Below is a table updating deals in that space. Overall, the deals are still small in size – as articles in All Things Digital and Lost Remote pointed out. But the flurry of activity and the kind of investors involved – smart money and corporate venture types– indicate that buzz is building.

We will keep updating our list as more funding news is released. Do keep suggestions and comments coming.

SOCIAL TV: WHO’S FUNDING WHO?
(UPDATED 4/10/12)

COMPANY

DATE OF LAST FUNDING

 

AMOUNT OF LAST FUNDING

 

INVESTORS TO DATE

 

TOTAL FUNDING TO DATE

 

ACTV8.me Apr-12 Undisclosed FOX Broadcasting Co. Undisclosed
Audible Magic Aug-08 $1.28 M Florida Silicon Partners, Tierra Del Oro $1.28 M
BlueFin Labs Jan-12 $12 M National Science Foundation, Kepha Partners, Lerer Ventures, Acadia Woods Partners, Redwood Ventures, Time Warner Investments, Various Angel Investors $20.4 M
Boxfish Jul-12 $3 M Undisclosed $3 M
BuddyTV Apr-08 $6 M Charles River Ventures, Gemstar-TV Guide International, Madrona Venture Group, Various Angel investors $9.05 M
Clicker Mar-11 $50 M – $100 M Benchmark Capital, Redpoint Ventures, Various Angel Investors $19 M
ConnecTV Undisclosed Undisclosed Self funded, various Angel Investors and Series A Strategic Investment by groups representing ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and CW. Undisclosed
Dijit Sep-08 Undisclosed Northgate Capital Undisclosed
Filmaster.TV Jul-12 $279 K HackFwd $279K
Fav.TV Mar-12 Undisclosed acquired by TV Guide Undisclosed
Flingo Feb-12 $7 M August Capital $7 M
Get Glue Jan-12 $12 M Union Square Ventures, RRE Ventures, Time Warner Investments, Rho Capital Partners $24 M
Into Now Apr-11 Exact acquisiiton amount undisclosed ($20-$30 M) Acquired by Yahoo Undisclosed
Loyalize Feb-12 $4.6 million cash/stock Aquired by Function(x) Undisclosed
Miso Dec-12 $4 M Khosla Venutres, Google Ventures, Hearst Venutres, Various Angel Investors $5.5 M
NetBase Oct-10 $2.5 M Altos Ventures, Thomvest Ventures, MMV Financial $18 M
Never.no Nov-12 $1 M Alliance Venture $6 M
Peel May-11 $16.7 M Lightspeed Venture Partners, Redpoint Ventures $16.7 M
ScreenReach Jan-12 $790 K Hotspur Capital Partners $1.2 M
Shazam Jun-11 $32 M Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Institutional Venture Partners, DN Capital $32 M
SocialGuide Apr-11 $1.5 M Various Angel Investors $1.5 M
Teleglu 2011 $2.7 M CM-CIC Private Equity, Fund Management Company Common Investment in Innovation (FCIC), Local Investment Fund (PIF) of the Crédit Mutuel-CIC $4.6 M
Trendrr Apr-07 Undisclosed No Outside Funding (Uses Revenue from subscriptions) Undisclosed
TV Dinner Jul-05 $400 K Undisclosed $400 K
TVCheck Jul-11 Undisclosed Launched by Orange Innovation TV, France Undisclosed
TweetTV Jun-12 $750 K Angel Investor Joe Kalfa $750 K
Umami Aug-11 $ 1.65 M Battery Ventures, New Enterprise Associates $ 1.65 M
Viggle Jan-12 Undisclosed Launched 1/12 by Function(x) Inc. Undisclosed
Visiware Jan-12 $ 6.5 M Crédit Agricole Private Equity, Various Angel Investors Undisclosed
Yap.TV Jun-10 Undisclosed Javelin Venture Partners, Blumberg Capital Undisclosed
YouToo Mar-12 Undisclosed One Three Television L.L.C. Undisclosed
Zeebox Jan-12 Undisclosed for 10% stake Various Angel Investors, BSkyB Undisclosed

 

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